Scientists track the flow of trace gases through wetland root systems to understand the role of plants in biogenic gas fluxes.
A closer look at cultivated land informs actions to protect the vitality of our soil.
New satellite observations show connection between solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and soil moisture—a key mechanism behind drought onset.
Scientists model water table depth, soil texture, and weather conditions to identify how these variables interact to make or break corn yields.
NASA satellite data and models provide information for mapping fire risks nationwide, giving agencies tools for fire response, say scientists at the AGU Fall Meeting.
The rise in global temperatures has amplified naturally occurring drought conditions in California and has increased the chance of severe droughts in the future.
Researchers investigate how microbes respire in dry conditions.
Representing Soil Carbon Dynamics in Global Land Models to Improve Future IPCC Assessments; Breckenridge, Colorado, 12–14 June 2014